Upstate Medical University

Focused on diseases of the developing world.

Utilizing scholarship, leadership, exploration, and advocacy to advance global wellness.

Focused on diseases of the developing world.

Utilizing scholarship, leadership, exploration, and advocacy to advance global wellness.

Welcome!

The SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health and Translational Science (IGHTS) is a platform for
cross-functional approaches to solving complex global health problems. We are committed to excellence in developing medical countermeasures and actionable knowledge products. We value opportunities to demonstrate our expertise in basic, translational and clinical research, including human challenge studies and regulatory sponsorship; highly skilled research support personnel; access to domestic and international partners and sites; in-depth training and experiential learning opportunities.

IGHTS succeeds through collaboration. We are always eager to develop new partnerships!

  • Events

    ASTMH Trop Med Conference
    November 20-24, 2019
    National Harbor, MD DETAILS »

  • Support The Institute

    Our faculty and students are working hard to find solutions to many global health problems. Your gift can finance a student's trip abroad to gain hands-on experience in the field, or a faculty member's cutting edge research for a vaccine. Any amount can help, so please consider a gift.
    Search Global Health to help support our Institute. DETAILS »

  • News

    Upstate researchers involved in published work on finding schizophrenia and intellectual disability risk in 22q Deletion Syndrome patients DETAILS »

    Upstate’s Dr. Stephen Thomas is tapped as lead principal investigator for Pfizer/BioNTech global phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial DETAILS »